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Unlike the previous two versions, the title was changed to When the Boys Meet the Girls. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the remake of A Star is Born and for the Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the 1961 film Judgment at Nuremberg. Max von Essen played Danny, Jenn Colella played Molly, and Randy Graff played Kate, directed by Lonny Price. The pit orchestra included "Red" Nichols, Glenn Miller, Gene Krupa, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman and Jack Teagarden. What Love Has Done To Me!" It was given a new title Crazy for You, a completely new plot, and interpolated with material from other Gershwin stage shows and films, specifically songs written for the Fred Astaire movies of the 1930s such as "Nice Work If You Can Get It" from A Damsel in Distress and "They Can't Take That Away From Me" from Shall We Dance. As usual, George Gershwin wrote the melody first and gave it to Ira to set, but Ira found it an unusually hard melody for which to create lyrics. Finale II: "Embraceable You" (reprise) and "I Got Rhythm" (reprise) — Entire Company, This page was last edited on 19 October 2020, at 19:47. , A version of the song set to a disco beat was recorded by Ethel Merman for her Ethel Merman Disco Album in 1979. In 1965, MGM once again made the musical into a film, for Connie Francis. The most popular versions are those of The Happenings (#3 on the US charts in 1967), Judy Garland, Ethel Merman, Ella Fitzgerald, and more recently, Jodi Benson. "This approach felt stronger," he wrote, "and I finally arrived at the present refrain, with only 'more-door' and 'mind him-find him' the rhymes." Following Blackout ("Lonesome Cowboy"), 24B. A complete list of notable singers who have recorded this song would take up several pages. Ethel Merman sang the song in the original Broadway production and Broadway lore holds that George Gershwin, after seeing her opening reviews, warned her never to take a singing lesson. The 1932 RKO Radio Pictures production was very unlike the stage play except for its score. "Could You Use Me" (with dance) — Danny & Molly, 5. Opening Number, Scene II: "Bronco Busters" (with dance & lariat specialty) — Bronco Busters; Dudeens & Cowboys, 8. He added that this approach "was a bit daring for me who usually depended on rhyme insurance. In 1992 the show appeared on Broadway in heavily revised version. Eventually, visitors come from both coasts to the ranch and Danny falls in love with the local postmistress, Molly Gray (originally played by Ginger Rogers). FAVORITE Also featured in the movie "My Girl", during a dinner scene when the grandmother sang it, oblivious of the others. Of Thee I Sing. Many songs use its chord progression, such as Duke Ellington's "Cotton Tail". Test your MusicIQ here! Incidental: Change of Scene ("Goldfarb"), 13. — Gieber, Slick & Chorus, 11. "I Got Rhythm [From Girl Crazy] Lyrics." What Love Has Done to Me! His father has sent him there to focus on more serious matters than alcohol and women, but Danny turns his family's place into a dude ranch, importing showgirls from Broadway and hiring Kate Forthergill (played by Merman) as an entertainer. 8 Nov. 2020. and "Embraceable You" and, with Willie Howard, "But Not for Me". , The New York City Center Encores! It was directed by Alexander Leftwich, with choreography by George Hale and sets by Donald Oenslager. Charlie Parker alone based many songs on its chord progression, e.g. " Also of note is the opening night pit orchestra, which was composed of many well-known jazz musicians, including Benny Goodman, Gene Krupa, Glenn Miller and Jimmy Dorsey. Gene Kelly sang the song and tap-danced, while French-speaking children whom he had just taught a few words of English shouted the words "I got" each time they appeared in the lyrics. "Bidin' My Time" (reprise) — The Foursome, 6. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. The song melody uses four notes of the five-note pentatonic scale, first rising, then falling. It co-starred Herman's Hermits, Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs, Louis Armstrong, and Liberace. It was originally written as a slow song for Treasure Girl (1928) and found another, faster setting in Girl Crazy. Ethel Merman, in her Broadway debut sang "I Got Rhythm", "Sam and Delilah", and "Boy! https://www.lyrics.com/lyric/5224292/Judy+Garland, Singin' in the Rain, film score [From Singin' in the Rain], There's No Business Like Show Business, song (from "Annie Get your Gun", That's Entertainment! It has been adapted three times for film, most notably in 1943 with Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland. Opening Number, Scene I: "The Lonesome Cowboy Won't Be Lonesome Now!" No original cast recording was ever made, as original cast recordings did not exist in the U.S. prior to 1943. Respected for her versatility, she received a Juvenile Academy Award and won a Golden Globe Award as well as Grammy Awards and a Special Tony Award. Two Time Olympic Champion and Emmy Award-winning Television commentator, Dick Button starred as Danny in a 1958 production, which also co-starred Jane Connell, as Kate and Gordon Connell, as Pete; which interpolated Gershwin's "They All Laughed" and "Nice Work If You can Get It" into the score. "), 23. 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